Degree Options

Note: For purposes of meeting program requirements, all Foundations courses will count as six credits towards the major or minor.

Note: Students must achieve at least a grade of B (6.0) in AP/HUMA 1970 6.00, AP/HUMA 2690 6.00, and AP/HUMA 3695 6.00 in order to be permitted to continue as a Major or Minor in Children's Studies.

Honours BA Program

Students must complete at least 42 credits in children's studies, including:

AP/HUMA 1970 9.00
AP/HUMA 2690 6.00
AP/HUMA 3695 6.00
AP/HUMA 4142 6.00
18 additional credits chosen from the children's studies list of courses, including at least six credits at the 4000-level.

Honours Double Major BA Program

The Honours BA program described above may be pursued jointly with any other Honours bachelor's degree program in the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, or with a major in earth and atmospheric science or physics and astronomy in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary BA Programs

The Honours BA program described above may be linked with any Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary BA program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Students must take the 42 required credits in children's studies and at least 36 credits in the interdisciplinary program.

Courses taken to meet children's studies requirements cannot also be used to meet the requirements of the interdisciplinary program. Students in these interdisciplinary programs must take a total of at least 18 credits at the 4000 level, including at least 12 credits in children's studies and six credits in the interdisciplinary program. For further details of requirements, see the listings for specific Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary BA programs.

Honours Major/Minor BA Program

The Honours BA program described above may be pursued jointly with any Honours Minor bachelor's degree program in the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, or with a minor in biology, chemistry, or physics and astronomy in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Honours Minor BA Program

The Honours Minor must be pursued jointly with an Honours BA program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

The Honours Minor in children's studies comprises at least 30 credits including:

AP/HUMA 1970 9.00
AP/HUMA 2690 6.00
at least one of AP/HUMA 4140 6.00, HUMA 4142 6.00 or AP/HUMA 4145 6.00;
12 additional credits chosen from the Children's Studies list of courses.

Note: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies legislation requires that, in order to obtain an Honours BA (120 credits), students must take a total of at least 18 credits at the 4000 level, including at least 12 credits at the 4000 level in each Honours major or Specialized Honours major.